Energy security means supporting advanced biofuels, says industry
Instead of roaring ahead in the race for renewables, pursuing biofuels in Europe is a halting, cautious venture. Industry and policymakers met in Brussels this week to spark new life into the effort
Oxford University start-up poised for EU approval of trailblazing medical software
There’s a five hour window to reduce the effects of a stroke by removing the blood clot that caused it. ACES winner Brainomix has automated the assessment of brain scans, increasing confidence in diagnosis and informing treatment decisions
Growth capital gap stunts Europe’s innovation potential
Venture capital investment in EU start-ups is less than one-quarter of US level. Policy shift could help spur more innovation by allowing pension and insurance funds to channel a small fraction of their assets to venture funds
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Harnessing the fantastic power of students
Forget the theory: students are inspired by problem-solving and turning know-how into entrepreneurship. Even dissent is a focus for innovation, says John Einar Hustad of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Unlocking the potential of crowdfunding
Europe’s SMEs are starved of cash. Crowdfunding represents a potential way to overcome some of the fragmentation of Europe’s capital markets and improve access to financing for start-ups, says Karen Wilson of the policy thinktank Bruegel
For entrepreneurial success, make your innovation open to all
Jan Reichelt, co-founder of Mendeley, reflects on how his start-up brought relief to academics and shook up science publishing. The secret was in making a common cause with fellow researchers, he says
EU health directorate to retain oversight of medicines
MEPs, consumer and patient groups claim victory in broad lobbying effort
Energy security means supporting advanced biofuels, says industry
Instead of roaring ahead in the race for renewables, pursuing biofuels in Europe is a halting, cautious venture. Industry and policymakers met in Brussels this week to spark new life into the effort
Juncker’s reshuffle: Slovakia’s Maroš Šefčovič to handle the Energy Union brief
Forced into a minor reshuffle after the Parliament’s rejection of Alenka Bratušek, Juncker accepts her replacement, Violeta Bulc. The fate of Hungary’s Tibor Navracsics remains an open question

EARTO presents two key reccomendations for Europe's future Research and innovation policy
350 European RTOs Responding to Today’s Innovation Emergency: EARTO Presents Two Key Recommendations for Europe’s Future Research and Innovation Policy to Allow Smarter & Sustainable Growth Through Innovation.
University of Bologna goes to Brasil to enhance studies in coastal evolution
An agreement between the Alma Mater Studiorum and the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) has been signed recently, aiming to establish a joint research laboratory with double headquarters, one in Bologna, and another one in Porto Alegre, Brasil.
University of Bologna develops ePolicy, an innovative political participation tool
Engineering the Policy-making Life Cycle or ePolicy is a computational model which supports policy makers throughout all the steps of policy-making.

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